Archive | July, 2015

Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

22 July 2015

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Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

The time-honoured culinary tradition of jerk was richly celebrated in Queens, New York on July 19, as thousands of patrons descended on Roy Wilkins Park to indulge their palates and enjoy quality entertainment at the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. The event was staged in an atmosphere abounding in colour, culture and camaraderie, and the […]

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Ray Donovan is back!

12 July 2015

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Ray Donovan is back!

Caribbean fans of the acclaimed series Ray Donovan will have their television sets glued to HBO tomorrow night (Monday, July 13) for the regional premiere of Season 3 of the hit drama. Multiple award-winning actor Liev Schreiber plays Donovan – a professional fixer to Los Angeles’ affluent class. The new 12-episode season promises more of […]

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Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

8 July 2015

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Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

FIFA’s Technical Study Group adjudged 19-year-old Canadian-born Jamaican footballer, Kadeisha Buchanan, as the Hyundai Young Player of recently concluded Women’s World Cup tournament in Canada. Not surprising, since the Canadian defender had previously received positive assessments regarding her defensive skill set from the group, following her U-17 and U-20 outings. She is the second recipient […]

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35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

8 July 2015

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35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

According to a Soccerex study, Jamaican-born, England national Raheem Sterling is the most valuable player under 21 in Europe. Twenty-year-old Sterling, who boasts more than a dozen caps for England, has previously been shortlisted for the Professional Footballers’ Association Young Player of the Year on two occasions. Soccerex put the striker atop their list with […]

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Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

8 July 2015

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Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) is arduously building an ice hockey team to represent Jamaica in the upcoming winter games. The dream was set into motion over the July 4th weekend, when a team of players – hand-picked from among 2014 summer tryouts – made it all the way to the finals of […]

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